Whether obligated or genuinely interested, Cobbers anxiously awaited the words of Dr. Juliet Schor as she took Memorial Auditorium’s stage with confidence Wednesday morning. In accordance to Concordia’s symposium theme of sustainability, Schor, Economics Professor at Boston College, spoke about the current state of the environment and how it will
Sudhir Selvaraj wrote play about Bhopal’s gas disaster Spreading awareness of social justice issues, alumnus Sudhir Selvaraj will present his play on Bhopal’s gas disaster in the beginning of April in Barry Auditorium. Following graduation in 2011, Selvaraj traveled back to his home country India to intern, which
Concordia student encounters Dalai Lama at Peace Prize Forum Moorhead, MN – Very few people can claim the Dalai Lama has snuck up on them. Concordia senior Anastasia Young recently returned from a trip to the Peace Prize Forum in Minneapolis, where she introduced the Dalai Lama before he spoke. Young received
International Justice Mission works to educate students on human, sex trafficking Filing through the streets of Amsterdam, potential customers peer into windows where half-naked women kneel on silk sheets and pillows. Glowing red lights outline the women’s bodies as they sway around, beckoning buyers. Amsterdam’s famed red light district where
Applications for Concordia spring 2015 study abroad, study away trips due March 7 With spring semester in full swing, Cobbers are busy doing homework and meeting deadlines, but for those hoping to travel during their time at Concordia, one particular deadline is approaching quickly. March 7 will mark the final
Cobbers studying abroad this semester in India raised more than $3,000 to empower local women. Business majors Matt Gantz and Derek Algaard worked with a student from Gustavus to raise money for Water for People, an organization focused on providing sustainable wells in impoverished areas. The week-long service project was
A panel of faculty members at the “Chasing Ice” viewing urged students to take action on campus. Students and faculty members gathered in the Centrum Oct. 3 for a viewing of “Chasing Ice,” a documentary about the effects of climate change. After the viewing, a panel of faculty members from
Pope Francis was recently interviewed about social issues in the world, and Catholic students at Concordia are praising his proactive comments regarding homosexuality, contraceptive methods and abortion. In Pope Francis’ most recent interview, he encouraged Catholics to focus on all issues of the world, not only the three mentioned above.